Memento: NomadicBoys’ Infamous Teaspoon

The NomadicBoys with their infamous teaspoons, ManAboutWorld gay travel magazine
Our beloved NomadicBoys and their infamous teaspoons

The July/August issue’s Memento was “our indispensable teaspoon” submitted by the peripatetic NomadicBoys, our roving correspondents and a handsome, gregarious, adventurous (and perhaps sticky fingered?!;) gay couple telling tales of their travels. In this section of the magazine our correspondents and readers share something they may have, well… acquired on the road that become an object they can’t leave for home without. Do you have such a memento you’d like to share? Let us know!

by the NomadicBoys

Aboard the Trans-Siberian railway, the fierce old ladyProvodnitsas, train attendants look after each carriage snarling at your every move. The samovars, tea urns, dispensing hot water allow you to produce tea/soup/coffee from sachets. These obviously need a teaspoon to stir them, which Madame Provodnitsa loaned to us. We never gave it back. This simple treasure has not only become a memento of our Trans-Siberian adventure but also an indispensable tool during our travels. Along with our Swiss army knife, this simple teaspoon has unlocked the pleasures of our favorite fruit (papayas) on the beach in the Maldives or at the Kuang Si Falls in Laos. This little spoon has become so important to us that we’ve now “acquired” a second one! Too bad for Madame Provodnitsa. If only she would smile more. Follow the NomadicBoys, Stefan Arestis and Sébestien Chaneac, at

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Published by edsalvato

Educator, marketing, communications and travel safety expert; LGBTQ Pavilion at the New York Times Travel Show; public speaker; expert panel organizer and moderator

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